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Yocto 1.6 BSP Released for Gateworks Ventana Family

July 1, 2014

Gateworks is proud to announce the release of Open Embedded Yocto Daisy Version 1.6 for its Ventana Family of Single Board Computers. The Yocto BSP is primarily used by customers utilizing the video features on the Ventana family. This release is a major improvement over the previous 3.0.35 kernel. Key...

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Ventana Fiber-Optic and Ethernet Expansion Module

June 16, 2014

Gateworks proudly announces the official release of the Ventana GW16083 Ethernet and Fiber-Optic expansion module. The product is shipping now with support on OpenWrt Linux. The expansion module can connect to any of the Ventana SBCs with an optional expansion connector (see website for specific models). The expansion module provides...

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Video & Audio On Gateworks Ventana Single Board Computers with Linux GStreamer

April 16, 2014

The Ventana Family of Single Board Computers from Gateworks offers a multitude of video and audio interfaces to meet the demands of new multimedia embedded systems. The primary method of accessing these interfaces is through software by the name of GStreamer. GStreamer is an open-source library that makes the handling...

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Gateworks System Controller – GSC

April 3, 2014

Gateworks creates Single Board Computers (SBCs) that have very unique and powerful features that are not found in other SBCs. One of these features is the Gateworks System Controller (GSC). The GSC provides system health parameters to the user along with additional specialized peripheral functions. The GSC is battery backed...

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M2M: Low Power Remote Sensing Whitepaper

March 20, 2014

Collect data, video, and audio anywhere with a powerful, low-power miniature Single Board Computer (SBC) made by Gateworks. This white paper discusses the use of a miniature, powerful, low-power single board computer (SBC) with multiple networking interfaces to collect data from a variety of sensors (such as temperature and voltage)...

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OpenWrt Laguna Ethernet Latency Bug Fix

March 12, 2014

Under certain high load conditions in OpenWrt, using dual-core Laguna products, Ethernet ping latencies could grow to an unacceptable value. After investigation, Gateworks found an SMP race condition as the cause in the CNS3xxx Ethernet driver in Gateworks’ 13-06 and trunk OpenWrt BSPs. Note that the 12-10 OpenWrt BSP is...

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Floating Point Math on ARM CPUs

March 5, 2014

From time to time we get questions about floating point math on ARMCPU’s. As it turns out this is a rather advanced topic that deservessome discussion, so we recently put all of our notes and experiences intoa Wiki article that we felt was worth blogging about. To make a long...

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Introducing the Gateworks Blog!

February 25, 2014

Welcome! Gateworks is excited to announce the start of our blog. Our blog is a great way for us to communicate to people interested in, using, and developing on Gateworks powerful Single Board Computers. We will be posting announcements, tips on development, new features, important product information, and fun tutorials....

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